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I Have a Crazy Mother In Law

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    She Ruined The Birth Of My Daughter And I Can't Get Over It.

    First, I should say that this post is for cathartic purposes. It's been five months and I'm still losing sleep over it, I'm hoping here I can find relief. My Mother-in-Law, or Crazy for Cocoa Puffs as I like to call her, ruined the birth of my daughter. Little background: my...
    DGCooper DGCooper 26-30, F 19 Responses Aug 24, 2011

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    why cant my mil realize that

    once she married off her son she has to let go??? she just called my husbands dr to get his results from test that he took. I CAN TAKE CARE OF HIM. HE IS MY HUSBAND!
    bluma bluma 22-25, F Mar 26

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    She's Certainly Something

    In the beginning, there was Mother-in-law:  clearly a force to be reckoned with.j   My husband had never said much good about her.  Based on stories I'd heard from those who know her, my mind painted a picture of a, well, of a *****.  She was abusive on...
    usetheforceluke usetheforceluke 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 11, 2010

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    I'm pretty sure she's crazy,

    she's incredibly sneaky & manipulative and has been very used to her only son and her husband doing as they're told. Now my fiancé (her only son) has a daughter and partner to put first she seems to struggle letting go. Her and her husband have moved away & we have made an...
    B14Cx B14Cx 18-21, F Jun 20

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    In-laws Should Be Called Outlaws

    We live in the same driveway. His mother is controlling, over bearing, disrespectful etc. I could write a book about all the bad qualities she has. Anyway, on several occasions this has happened... she comes in our house early in the morning, walks in our bedroom while we are...
    Michelle775 Michelle775 36-40 2 Responses May 18, 2012

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    Mother In Law From H*ll

    My husband and I have been together for 3 years, married for 1. At first his mother was fine. We got along. At least that's what I thought. Our issues didn't start on my end until she was taking child support from him for his kids that lived with us. Yes, they did live with her...
    mommynlovingit mommynlovingit 26-30, F Oct 4, 2012

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    Insane In Laws!!!!

    I could write a whole book on these people! Let me start by saying that part of the prOb I believed in the beginning was a lil bit of a culture clash. I am mexican American and do not speak Spanish they are from Mexico and don't speak a lot of English. We lived with them before...
    Jmd88 Jmd88 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 15, 2012

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    Years Of Crazy

    My mother in law is a narcissist. She is all about herself, all the time. She only sees her son and her grandkids as trophies. If she spends five minutes talking to her grandson, she makes the whole neighbourhood believe she is the sole source of support for our entire family...
    L00zer L00zer 41-45 Apr 16, 2013

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    Crazy One

    She was crazy..... how she can be described? After mine engagment, ( i was living alone in neighbouring ). she always offers lunch & breakfast. one day she told me wheather i had any experience about sex? naturally, i told ..no... Than she explain me all treake & pleasure . she...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 26, 2011

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    Thoughts From My Mother-in-law

    • During our engagement (he's 37, I'm 36): "(My son) can have kids whenever he wants as long as he finds a younger wife." • At the dinner table (looking directly at me): "Some women need to realize that it's okay for their husbands to flirt." • "One of my favorite things...
    TheCompetition TheCompetition 41-45 Oct 28, 2011

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    My Mother-in-law In Nuts!

    I should start off by saying I married the only child of a divorced mom who thinks her son is her friend more than her son. She is the most selfish person I ever met! She started acting more like her selfish self after we got engaged. God forbid her son wasn't there to take...
    sunbunnyc sunbunnyc 36-40 1 Response Sep 6, 2012

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    Conflict With The Crazy One

    So months back, my MIL made some hateful remarks to me and my hubby. Flat out told me she regretted having him, and she wished he had passed away and not her middle son. Also that if I ever became pregnant to not bring the baby over because she will not love it, since it will be...
    movealot2012 movealot2012 26-30, F Dec 10, 2012

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    I have a crazy mother in law from ******* hell.

    :0 oh god please give me some advice to carry on with my life in peace pleaseeee the sisters in law are just as bad even one who is actually. The other daughter in law is just so damn perfect with her so damn perfect life...well of course she doesnt have to work and has her...
    Warriorbutterfly Warriorbutterfly 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    Future Mother And Father In Law Are Going Through A Divorce!

    I have been with my fiance for 3 years and we have 2 children together. When we first got together I had a great relationship with my mil and everyone loves her. She was the sweetest person Id ever met. ALways involved with my babies, always helping me out with babysitting, going...
    LadyLDB LadyLDB 26-30 1 Response Mar 2, 2012

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    My Mom-in-law Beats The Cake

    When I was diagnosed Bipolar and shared the news with the in-laws, my mom-in-law promptly dug in her purse and pulled out her travel holy water bottle and commenced an Exorcism-she spoke in tongues, thrust my head back a number of times (violently) and make the family hold hands...
    BabzEsq24 BabzEsq24 46-50, F 5 Responses Jul 28, 2012

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      I was wondering

    if anybody could give me some advice on my situation as i feel completely crazy and overly sensitive for feeling really stressed and isolated about my MIL (mother in law). Technically, she is not my MIL as I have only been with my boyfriend for about a year and a half. I'm...
    fireopal27 fireopal27 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    Mother-in-law Is Ok When Medicated

    I knew from day this one could be trouble. Never. marry. into. a. family. where most of them think you are inferior and they need psychotropic meds to boot! Examples? here you go... used items disgust me ( almost everything i own is second-hand), people who drive brand xxx...
    elsiew elsiew 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 12, 2012

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    Me and my partner been together

    for three years. His mother drive me crazy and too many time i felt like i need to walk away from this relationship. When i just first met her, she won't stop asking me to do stuff for his son "cook, iron, clean for him" which i am happy to do it anyway. But i don't need to be...
    MEIJ MEIJ 31-35, F Feb 2

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    My mother in law is a nutcase.

    Recently we have come to the conclusion that she suffers from Narcissistic Personality Disorder as well as Borderline Personality Disorder. When I met my husband, he warned me about his mother and told me to be careful around her and not to trust her. He was abandoned by her...
    GroundedButterfly81 GroundedButterfly81 31-35, F Jan 28

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    Where Do I Start!!??

    I would like to start by saying that I kind of feel bad for even signing up for this and writing about my MIL experience. I have been married for only 6 months and my issues aren't that bad I suppose...but here goes:My husband is the youngest of 4 children and my MIL had him...
    freeme127 freeme127 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 2, 2010

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    My soon-to-be MIL has never really liked me.

    My fiancé's brother dated his ex for 4 years. They started dating 3 years before I met my guy. When I entered the family she was very jealous and would tell my guy's mom that I was cheating on him, that I was crazy, that I hated her and the whole family, that I was always...
    sweetpink16 sweetpink16 18-21, F Aug 5

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    Mother-in-Law Is Crazy

    My husband and I have been together for 2 years, but married only 9 months.  It's the second for both with children from each previous marriage.  When I first meet his mother, she seemed generally nice and caring, seemed to genuinely like me and asked about my kids and...
    myMILiscrazy myMILiscrazy 36-40 1 Response Mar 30, 2009

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    My mother in law is crazy

    as all get out. She does things that makes me be like wtf! She a big *** fruit loop. Like who really steals their son wallet and uses his credit cards and maxes them out and be like oh yea I found your wallet
    wifey2be wifey2be 18-21, F Dec 10, 2013

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    Hello, I'm almost 14 years old and I'd like to share my experience. I always had a ruff time with my mother growing up. She was very quick to anger and really only had one way of...
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    It's crazy how I feel like I can overcome any challenge one moment and feel completely lethargic the moment after. I feel like giving up on everything. Everything seems worthless.
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    Today is the second day that we have basically kept my mother in a "medicine induced coma" to keep her from being in pain. When I expressed my guilt, the Hospice nurse told me to...
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    It's going to be a long night... I get home from shopping at several stores...I detest shopping. DETEST it! Only to find my mother in the family room pumped up on morphine and...
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F Oct 30

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    My mother is forgetting how to eat/swallow. I thought she would forget other stuff first. Like me...herself... I don't know what to do or think right now.
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 3

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    There is something foundational in the development of a person during the first five years that relates specifically to a mother's love and nurture. If you didn't have that you...
    brokenat5 brokenat5 61-65, M a week ago

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    I am 99.999999% certain that this will be my last Thanksgiving with my mother. She hasn't slept since Friday (she sleeps for about 30 minutes at a time and then is up for hours...
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Mom woke up from her medicine coma a short while ago...for being an extremely drugged up woman in severe pain, she sure does move fast! Behold! The power of loads of narcotics! I...
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    Full moon + Alzheimer's Disease = No fun.
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    hi, I was blessed with this horrific gift. Why?
    pistacchia pistacchia 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 13

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    We have a mother-in-law from hell. My sister-in-law gets most the abuse. She lives next door to the inlaws. Start off she married my brother-in-law in a beautiful wedding. First...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F Oct 29

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    If you just glance at the stories I've written here, you manage to take one thing away: I hate my mother. I don't even consider her my mother. More like an older woman who kept...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm sure this is the question everyone asks: How do you maintain to yourself that your mother is narcissistic? And now background (convoluted tldr imminent): I have a mother whose...
    rootlesswind rootlesswind 26-30 2 Responses Nov 15

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    I don't want it to define me. I don't want this experience to define me for the rest of my life but I have to validate my anger and sadness. I don't let those emotions become...
    KelseyLeigh123 KelseyLeigh123 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    OfSweetestNothings OfSweetestNothings 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 18

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    being abducted before i was 12 really destroyed my life. being made a slave and raped. being forced to give birth twice because Jim Jones ordered me to was just so bad. i can tell...
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    I have my mother to blame for this, she has broken so many promises when I was a child and continues to break promises. I don't think I can't trust the family politician with...
    Profweird Profweird 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 27

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    well, i wouldn't say I hate her since i dont have to see her too frequently, but i really really do dislike her. i hope i am not the only one here that doesnt like her sister in...
    blahblah2789 blahblah2789 36-40, F 9 hrs ago

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